Region: Ecuador

Ecuador to arrest state comptroller in PetroEcuador corruption probe

14 April 2021

DOJ oil trading case turns to ex-Gunvor employee

Gunvor, a Geneva-based energy trading company, says it is cooperating with the US bribery investigation.

06 April 2021

UK authorities eye Ecuador corruption case

A former top Ecuadorian insurance official has been cooperating with authorities in the US and UK over a “variety of investigations”, court documents say.

23 March 2021

US pursues another Ecuadorian bribery scheme

US prosecutors brought charges against two Ecuadorian citizens over an alleged scheme to bribe officials at the South American country’s public police pension fund.

02 March 2021

Florida businessman sentenced to almost three years over PetroEcuador bribery

A Miami federal court sentenced a Florida businessman to 35 months in prison for his role in the PetroEcuador bribery scheme.

28 January 2021

Former insurance CEO sentenced to six years for Ecuador bribery

The former CEO of Jardine Lloyd Thompson’s Colombian subsidiary was sentenced by a Miami federal court to 72 months in prison over his role in a scheme to bribe Ecuadorian officials.

27 January 2021

Florida judge throws out Odebrecht lawsuit

A lawsuit brought against Odebrecht by an Ecuadorian plastics company over a bribery and money laundering scheme has been dismissed.

26 January 2021

Vitol bribery settlement to aid Brazilian scrutiny of oil trading sector

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Brazilian authorities say that evidence supplied by commodities trader Vitol as part of its recent bribery settlement will advance ongoing probes targeting other companies in the sector.

04 December 2020

Ecuador halts negotiations with Odebrecht

22 May 2020

Former president of Ecuador sentenced to eight years in prison for bribery

08 April 2020

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